Recipe: Grilled Strawberry Pound Cake Kabobs & Labor Day with Longhorn Steakhouse

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I can’t believe Summer is coming to an end. We had a pretty amazing Summer ourselves, but now that it’s Labor Day weekend we will be celebrating the end of Summer and for us, school starts on Tuesday. Labor Day is a day that honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. Make sure you celebrate! I know we’ll be grilling out some yummy steaks, and if you are I’d definitely take advantage of the LongHorn Grill Us Hotline.

LongHorn Steakhouse is offering free grilling assistance and tips through the third annual LongHorn Grill Us Hotline for this holiday weekend, Labor Day!

We think our readers would be interested in knowing how to be in touch with one of the 40 Grill Masters Longhorn will have at the ready to answer questions and provide grilling tips. I’ve included the phone and text information below for you to be in touch with them this weekend!

  • Phone: Dial 1-855-LH-GRILL (1-855-544-7455) to be connected to a Grill Master
  • Text: Text LHGRILL to 40679 to get expert grilling tips and live, real-time grilling advice (Up to 2 Messages/request. Message and data rates may apply.)

Expert advice is available Friday, September 4, through Sunday, September 6, from 12 to 5 p.m. ET. And throughout the Hotline, LongHorn will surprise lucky callers with grilling gifts!


Now time for a super yummy recipe that looks absolutely AMAZING!

Grilled Strawberry Pound Cake Skewers with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream

Created exclusively for grilling season by LongHorn Steakhouse’s Executive Chefs


1 cup of heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons of sugar
2 tablespoons of Grand Marnier
¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
¼ cup of brown sugar
1 pound cake
16 strawberries


1. Clean and oil your grill grates, heat to 350 degrees F.

2. To make whipped cream, combine 1 cup heavy whipping cream with 2 tablespoons of sugar.

3. Whip until soft peaks form. Add Grand Marnier and whip quickly to incorporate. Cover and store refrigerated until needed.

4. Hull strawberries. Dip into balsamic vinegar then dip into brown sugar to fully coat. Set aside.

5. Cut pound cake into 1” slices then cut slices into 1” chunks. Strawberries and pound cake should be same thickness for even grilling.

6. Using 16, 8” bamboo skewers, hold 2 skewers so they are slightly apart and thread a chunk of cake onto them, then a berry crosswise, then another chunk of cake, then another berry.

7. Repeat to make 7 more skewers. Cover and refrigerate until needed.

8. Grill kebobs, turning once with tongs until grill marks appear – about 1 minute per side. Cake should release from grill when it’s toasted, but if not, nudge it with tip of your tongs.

9. Serve on platter with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream. Serve 2 skewers per person with the whipped cream to dip.

Recipe creates 4 servings (2 skewers each).


For more information about LongHorn Steakhouse or to find your nearest location, visit Connect with Longhorn at, and

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  1. This looks delicious, it’s definitely something I’d love to try. I might try it with a dark chocolate dipping sauce. I gathering and get togethers I usually make a seven layer dip. What I love to eat at get togethers is dessert.

  2. Oh that looks so yummy. I am pretty much in love with anything that has Grand Marnier and whipped cream, so I will give this a go for sure!

  3. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This recipe sounds yummy. It is a must try. I haven’t been to Longhorn Steak House in a while. I will have to visit them soon

  4. Patricia Hoffmeister says:

    These look and sound delicious. I w a nt to try them soon. Grand Marnierand Whipped Cream, what’s not to like.

  5. I was with you til I saw the vinegar. I can’t stand the smell of it. Besides that, this sounds like a decent recipe.

  6. This will be perfect for this weekend! I am totally going to impress everyone with this little treat.

  7. This is definitely something that I would never think of, but it looks so good! I will be trying this very soon.

  8. vickiecouturier says:

    that looks so good,id love to try to make this

  9. That looks SO good. I love grilled fruit!

  10. rochelle haynes says:

    This looks good like to try this

  11. Yum that looks great and easy to make

  12. Wow, looks deliccious. I’d. Love to try this. Thanks for the post and sharing the. Info and recipe.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  13. Allyson Bossie says:

    Man, I wish I was at your house this weekend. Those look to die for!

  14. Looks yummy, will have to try very soon. Thanks for sharing

  15. I absolutely love strawberries and pound cake, but I’ve never had either grilled. I would love to try these out!

  16. I have to update that I made these this weekend and they were delicious! They were a huge hit, too. Definitely worth trying out if you haven’t already!

  17. David Fultner says:

    I always want to try fruit on the grill. this will make me do it. thanks.

  18. I wish I would heave seen this recipe earlier.

  19. Pauline Gorczycki says:

    This looks and sounds so good I copied it down THANKS…

  20. I’ve never tried their food before. I love a good beef tenderloin steak.

  21. Lisa Coomer Queen says:

    This sounds like heaven!! I will certainly try this. Thanks!

  22. Yummy! Longhorn has always been one of our go to date night favorites. This is just one of the reasons they’re awesome

  23. I’ve never been there, but it sounds great!

  24. What a fancy dessert!!! Thank you for sharing with us.

  25. Looks delicious. I love anything that has whipped cream. Might have to go to LongHorn. Haven’t been there for a while

  26. We are always looking for different treats to prepare for the grand kids!

  27. YUMMO cant wait to try these!!!!!!!!!!! some chocolate dipping sauce woohoo

  28. That looks tasty. Really, really tasty. I would have never thought that you could grill a pound cake! I think it was nice of Longhorn to help folks for free. I am not brave enough to grill but if I had a grill and wanted to try, I would not mind having a service like this available.

  29. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This was great. My family loved it. I really appreciate you sharing this great recipe

  30. Have to give my grill queen friend this recipe so I can eat it at her house.

    slehan at juno dot com

  31. I have yet to go to the LongHorn Steakhouse but that looks good and it is really cool they are doing grilling help.

  32. OMG those look so yummy I am definitely going to try this out. I have never tried grilling dessert before its time to start thank you for the recipe

  33. Sounds tasty. I am curious how strawberries would survive the grill.

  34. I never would have thought to grill strawberries! Yummy!

  35. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I have never tried this,but it looks good though.I would’ve never thought to grill this,i would give it a try

  36. Amber Ludwig says:

    What an absolutely amazing idea!! I would’ve never thought to grill pound cake!! I have just recently discovered grilled pineapple (which is amazing) so Im all for grilling fruit!! I am definintely trying this asap!!

  37. Dana Matthews says:

    Oh My Goodness…that looks so good! Next grilling

  38. Elizabeth H. says:

    WOW! Sounds great!! I love anything with strawberries!!

  39. This sounds SO incredibly good! I can’t wait to try it.. I’ve been wanting to try grilled fruit and I think the kids will have fun trying something new like this 🙂

  40. Not really my type of recipe. I would take a piece of plain pound cake with berries and maybe a fruit sauce. Just not grilled.

  41. Nataile Brown says:

    My favorite dish for get-togethers is red potato salad. Although, these kabobs sound great! I love the mixture of flavors and that it’s done on the grill. Thanks for the inspiration. 🙂

  42. jenny stratton says:

    This looks amazing and perfect since we love to grill and strawberries are our favorite fruit.

  43. Gabby Malik says:

    I’ll definitely try this out! It looks like it will more than please the family. 🙂

  44. Miles Imhoff says:

    Oh my, I love the look of grilled food. So delicious.

    God bless,

  45. This looks so good i would never think of doing this i can not wait to try it

  46. Edna Williams says:

    This looks yummy, and I will definitly try to make this! Man, thanks for sharing this recipe!

  47. My friend the BBQ queen makes a delicious grilled pineapple with brown sugar.

    slehan at juno dot com

  48. Sarah Phillips says:

    I’ve never heard of grilled strawberries before! This is such a neat and delicious sounding recipe. I would probably cover the whole thing with whipped cream. I wonder if grilled blueberries would be good as well? Grilled fruit is a whole new concept to me! Thanks for sharing!

  49. Tamra Phelps says:

    I never thought about strawberries & pound cake as a grilled food! It does look really tasty, though.

  50. I’ve never put fruit or pound cake on the grill, I’m so used to the grill flavor on meats and veggies, I can’t imagine putting fruit on….I’ve been seeing a lot of these kinds of recipes lately though, so I guess it must be good….actually i’m grilling this afternoon, so i’ll start small and pick up some strawberries when I’m buying the meat.

  51. amy tolley says:

    thes look amazing i have never thought about grilling cake n strawberries amazing ty for sharing

  52. Jennifer H. says:

    This looks like a great idea!

  53. These look super yummy!

  54. During get together we usually prepare pork barbeque. It would be fun to have a chitchat while the food is on grill.

  55. These kabobs looks absolutely delicious. I cannot wait to make these on the grill tomorrow.

  56. I need to go there real soon. This looks delicious!

  57. I have never heard of grilling strawberries , will have to try this sometimes, I bet this goes real good with steaks and a delicious salad 🙂 yum!

  58. Jodi Hunter says:

    This looks so yummy!

  59. This sounds and looks so good and is a fancy presentation.

  60. Edna Williams says:

    This looks yummy, and I will definitely try this!

  61. Molli vandehey says:

    this looks great. defeinitely different than many recipes

  62. Strawberries, pound cake, the grill — LOVE THEM ALL!
    Might surprise my dad with this, too. He also loves all 3 ‘ingredients’

  63. Gladys Aguilar says:

    I have yet to try kebobs. Maybe its about time. These sound so good!

  64. Jodi Hunter says:

    Okay, we made these this weekend and while I didn’t love them, my daughter thought they were great.

  65. Edna Williams says:

    This is delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  66. These really sound and look really good . Easy to make to as far as recipes. thanks

  67. We go to Longhorn Steakhouse a lot, because of the good food!! I have never heard of Grilled Strawberry Pound Cake Skewers, but I am willing to try anything at least once. Since LongHorn Steakhouse’s Executive Chefs thought of this, I know it must be good. So I am pinning this recipe and am going to give it a try once it gets warmer out!!

  68. Dandi D says:

    This looks like a delicious summer treat!

  69. KATE SARSFIELD says:

    Grilled cake & strawberries? With chocolate? And boozy cream? Yes, yes, and yes again!

  70. clojo9372 says:

    What a different kind of recipe! Grilling a cake or any kind of dessert would never even cross my mind. Thanks a lot! I’ll give it a try! 🙂

  71. I’m going to make these for dessert on Easter Sunday!

  72. Oh My Gosh, These Look So Good and I Keep Hearing More & More About People Grilling Fruit! I Love How Easy it is Too and I Imagine that You Could Grill Just About Any Fruit? Great Post… Thanks Very Much! Have a Blessed Day! – Jana

  73. These look delicious!!! Thanks for the idea!

  74. This looks so different and would be fun to serve.

  75. I Have Been on a Diet and I Have Been Eating More Fruit Lately So It’s Nice to Have a New Option to the Plain Old Fruit! I Have Also Heard About Grilling Watermelon and Basil and Put it on a Skewer! I Enjoy Reading All of Your Recipes, Thanks So Much! Have a Good Day! – Jana

  76. Dotty J Boucher says:

    This looks delicious! I would have never thought to grill strawberries but why not, Will have to try this out when I go camping this summer

  77. Rebecca k says:

    Mm, this looks really good!

  78. Tandi Vidal says:

    These look so yummy. We are going to have to try these at our next picnic.

  79. This was so good. It was a hit with my family. Thank you again for this great recipe

  80. I love fruit and these look really good to eat. Great for cook outs too. thanks

  81. I am hungry even looking the picture! My kids will eat anything I put on a stick, it is actually kinda funny!!

  82. I love to grill fruit (peaches, pineapples, pears, even melons), but I never thought to grill the cake! So neat.

  83. I have never had grilled fruit. Never even thought about grilling fruit, so thanks for sharing.

  84. mary ballerin says:

    I have strawberry bread here to use up, and fresh organic strawberries. I’m invited to a 4th of July fireworks party tomorrow night, this would be red and white I just need some blueberries to put on the side of the platter. Glad I saw this recipe!

  85. Those kabobs look great! Perfect for summer grilling! Thanks.

  86. Olivine Eyes says:

    I should try these, I never thought grilled kabobs could have fruit on them.

  87. sheila ressel says:

    Oh man that looks good! I’ve been wanting try grilling fruit and will definitely have to try it real soon.

  88. I think this looks terrific. I havent had a whole lot of griilled fruits, but this looks interesting and different.

  89. Dana MATTHEWS says:

    I’ve never seen this done before. Looks awesome and sounds delicious! Holding onto this one!

  90. Michelle S says:

    We are just coming into grilling season and I’m looking for new recipes to try. This one sounds fabulous – not sure about the topping though might just go with regular whipped cream.

  91. This looks really yummy but I would add some pineapple on the skewers too.

  92. This looks delicious! Would never have thought to grill this!

  93. Will definitely have to try this recipe for our Memorial Day picnic, looks delicious!

  94. Tina Alexander says:

    Interesting take on Strawberry Pound cake! This would be good to try at our Summer cookouts. My favorite dish for family/friend get together is Potato Salad!

  95. Wow, I’ve gotten more adventurous with grilling, time to try dessert, especially when it is this good!

  96. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    I have never tried to grill strawberries and I want to try it. Thanks for the recipe.

  97. This sounds so amazing! Ive never thought of grilling dessert!

  98. Kelly Kimmell says:

    I would never have thought of putting strawberries on the grill. Sounds interesting to try.

  99. Sabrina Nelson says:

    I would have never thought about grilling strawberries before. I wonder how this would taste!

  100. Karen Iona Jaras says:

    I think if you used a lighter rice vinegar there will not be such a strong smell or taste. I wonder how it would taste with some pudding?

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